Westport Museum for History and Culture
Westport Museum for History and Culture is set unveil its newest exhibit, a gingerbread village of Westport’s past and present, on Saturday during the second annual outdoor holiday market.
Executive Director Ramin Ganeshram said the idea for the gingerbread exhibit was sparked by the overall goal of finding new and interesting access points to get people interested in history.
“Everything that we do here is to try to get people interested in history and more than that, get people interested in the truth of history — the stories that aren’t told,” Ganeshram said.
She said that when people think about history they think about being in school, remembering dates on a timeline, however, the museum looks for “stealthy” ways to introduce people to history.
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